Statement from Screen Producers Australia CEO, Matthew Deaner re Announcement of $50M ABC Content Fund
Our CEO, Matthew Deaner today welcomed the announcement by the Managing Director of the ABC, Michelle Guthrie of a $50 million Content Fund.
“The ABC is an important Australian institution and a great contributor to the Australian screen industry. After successive cuts to the ABC and SBS budgets as well as Screen Australia, it is heartening to learn the ABC is reaffirming its commitment to Australian content.”
Mr Deaner also welcomed the announcement that David Anderson has been appointed the new Director of ABC Television.
“David brings a wealth of experience to the role. I look forward to working with David in the coming years.”